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In 2003, statistics on AIDS showed an estimated number of 43,171 diagnoses of the disease in the United States. The estimated number of deaths caused by AIDS in 2003 was 524,060. Keep in mind that the statistics vary based on age, group, race/ethnicity, and exposure category (how the virus was transmitted).

AIDS Statistics Regarding the Number of Cases

In 2003, the estimated number of diagnoses of AIDS in the United States was 43,171. Adult and adolescent AIDS cases totaled 43,112, with 31,614 cases in males and 11,498 cases in females. Also in 2003, there were 59 AIDS cases estimated in children under age 13.
 
The cumulative estimated number of diagnoses of AIDS through 2003 in the United States is 929,985. Adult and adolescent AIDS cases total 920,566, with 749,887 cases in males and 170,679 cases in females. Through the same time period, 9,419 AIDS cases were estimated in children under age 13.
 

Statistics on AIDS and Related Deaths

In 2003, the estimated number of deaths of people with AIDS was 18,017, including 17,934 adults and adolescents, and 83 children under age 13.
 
The cumulative estimated number of deaths of people with AIDS through 2003 is 524,060, including 518,568 adults and adolescents, and 5,492 children under age 13.
 

AIDS Cases by Age

Of the estimated number of AIDS cases, the ages at the time of diagnosis are distributed as follows:
 
Age Range
Estimated Number of
AIDS Cases in 2003 Alone
Cumulative Estimated Number of
AIDS Cases (Through 2003)
Under 13
59
9,419
Ages 13 to 14
59
891
Ages 15 to 24
1,991
37,599
Ages 25 to 34
9,605
311,137
Ages 35 to 44
17,633
365,432
Ages 45 to 54
10,051
148,347
Ages 55 to 64
2,888
43,451
Ages 65 or older
886
13,711
 
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